Time and Language Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard in Windows 11

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Windows 11 includes a touch keyboard you can click/tap on to enter text. This can be handy if you have a PC with a touchscreen without a physical keyboard.

You can turn on or off to show the voice typing mic button key on the touch keyboard.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off show the voice typing mic button on the touch keyboard for your account in Windows 11.


Contents

  • Option One: Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard in Settings
  • Option Two: Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard using REG file


EXAMPLE: Touch Keyboard with and without showing voice typing mic button

Touch_keyboard_mic_button_on.jpg

Touch_keyboard_mic_button_off.jpg






OPTION ONE

Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard in Settings


1 Open Settings (Win+I).

2 Click/tap on Time & language on the left side, and click/tap on Typing on the right side. (see screenshot below)

Typing_Settings-1.png

3 Click/tap on Touch keyboard to expand it open. (see screenshot below step 4)

4 Check (on - default) or uncheck (off) Show the voice typing mic button for what you want. (see screenshot below)

Typing_Settings-2.png

5 You can now close Settings if you like.





OPTION TWO

Turn On or Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard using REG file


1 Do step 2 (on) or step 3 (off) below for what you want.


2 Turn On Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard

This is the default setting.


A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_ON_show_voice_typing_mic_button_on_touch_keyboard.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings]
"IsVoiceTypingKeyEnabled"=dword:00000001


3 Turn Off Show Voice Typing Mic Button on Touch Keyboard

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 4 below.​

Turn_OFF_show_voice_typing_mic_button_on_touch_keyboard.reg


(Contents of REG file for reference)
Code:
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Input\Settings]
"IsVoiceTypingKeyEnabled"=dword:00000000


4 Save the REG file to your desktop.

5 Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

6 When prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

7 You can now delete the downloaded REG file if you like.


That's it,
Shawn Brink

 

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